Power in Plan B: What a Moment for Reflection and Reinvention

What just happened? After a seismic event like COVID, the aftershocks to career and employment life will follow. The full impact of the crisis may well be ahead of us. What may follow could be broader and deeper in ways we cannot predict.   What better time is there for reflection, resetting and reinvention?  “Change shifts. read more…

Change is a Threat or an Opportunity

The speed of organizational change has been accelerating. Disruption. Reorganization. New leadership. Retrenchment. Competitive threats. By any name, change is absolutely expected, often feared and seldom understood. When someone “moves your cheese,” and you face a corporate development that will rock your world, how will you respond? Having been through several mergers and countless acquisitions in read more…

Weaknesses of our virtues 

Many firms exalt sales people and other top performers for their go-get-‘em qualities: quick-wittedness, self-confidence, assertiveness, ingenuity, and initiative – even perfectionism.  We often cultivate and reward the behaviors we value in ourselves. As we grow, we recognize that complementary skill sets are essential to round out the capabilities of the team.  As leaders, we read more…